Philip Wilson Publishers. London. 1998. First edition. Hardback; black cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 144 pages. 46 colour and 71 monochrome illustrations. English. 280 x 220mm. 1kg. 0856674982. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; slight yellowing to top edge of jacket.
The essential reference book on vintage luggage, exploring travel items from the nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Items of luggage are photographed, drawn and represented in original trade catalogues. Louis Vuitton is here, but so are numerous other luxury goods companies. The book concludes with an extensive directory of makers and retailers, from the best known to the most obscure, providing an essential reference for collectors and admirers of vintage luggage.